State Program Helps Vets Transition To Farm Fields

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9:01AM
November 13, 2014

This Veterans Day, amid the parades and ceremonies, a new agricultural initiative was launched in Ohio. It strives to give a marketing edge to soldiers who’ve exchanged their uniforms for farm boots.

U.S. Senator Pushes Bill He Says Would Help End Vet Homelessness

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Sen. Brown’s proposals also include expanding services and support for women veterans. He says as most homeless vets are men, many existing facilities can’t serve women and their kids.
7:29AM
October 28, 2014

Ohio’s senior U.S. Senator has introduced proposals that include letting the VA develop public-private partnerships in order to help vets with legal issues, boost transitional housing programs, and expand existing programs that help former soldiers find jobs.

Ohio Not Among Most Risky States To Insure

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Storm damage in Columbus' Clintonville neighborhood.
10:53AM
September
17, 2014

If you’re afraid of natural disasters, there’s good news: Ohio ranks in the bottom 10 for states at risk for them. The bad news is, if you were planning to retire in Florida, you’d then be headed to the riskiest state of all.

CDC, Sen. Sherrod Brown, Make Case To Fight “Superbugs”

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Drug-resistant superbugs of concern to CDC, some members of Congress
10:23AM
September 5, 2014

Health officials say antibiotic-resistant bacteria continue to rise and pose threats that can lead to fatal infections.

College Degrees Bring More Debt, Higher Wages

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The study says households with at least one college degree have more debt, but make about $17,000 more a year than households with only high school diplomas.
8:04AM
July 18, 2014

Chances are that if you’ve nailed a college degree to your wall recently, you’re also nailed with debt. But some new research from the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland says degree earners are still better off in the long-term than those without a diploma.

Church Sues North Carolina Over Gay Marriage Ban

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Rev. Bernard Wilson spoke at a Monday news conference where he said North Carolina's laws against gay marriage "criminalize a minister who performs a religious ceremony, even if the ceremony is not intended to be a legal marriage under state law."
7:52AM
April 29, 2014

A mainline Protestant denomination headquarters in Northeast Ohio has sued the state of North Carolina over its ban on same-sex marriages.

Businesses Keep Close Eye On Springfield Drone Case

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9:27AM
April 18, 2014

As businesses consider new ways to commercialize drones, individuals also are toying with them more, especially as they become cheaper. That’s raising safety and regulatory concerns.

Suspect In Shooting At Kent State In Custody

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Police at Kent State University say a suspect is in custody after gunfire was reported on campus Wednesday night
9:06AM
April
3, 2014

Kent State University says a person suspected of firing a gun on campus has been apprehended, and there’s no longer a threat to anyone at the school.

Former GOP Congressman Mocks Tea Party In New Ads

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The ad mocks failed Senate candidate including Todd Akin and Christine O'Donnell.
12:39PM
November
8, 2013

Steven LaTourette has left Congress and now runs an organization that backs moderate conservatives.